The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Al-Sabkha mass execution: 19 civilians killed and five others missing

Al-Raqqah Province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights unveiled new details about the mass execution that took place yesterday evening in Al-Raqqah Desert.

SOHR sources could confirm the killing of 19 civilians in Al-Sabkha Desert which is under control of the regime forces. Also five other civilians have gone missing.

According to the sources; the victims were shot after being shackled, but identity of the perpetrators has been still unknown.

This area is away from the areas where ISIS cells are active, also there are no headquarters or centers of the regime forces and loyal militias. Military presence in this area is limited only to the passing of military convoys mostly affiliated to Al-Qaterji’s militias, SOHR sources added.